June 19 2016 Bulletin - Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Welcome to Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Bienvenidos a la Iglesia del Espiritu Santo
644 South 9th Street
Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Church Office Phone: (863) 676-1556
Fax: (863) 676-2962
Father David Vargas
Deacon John Avery: (863)-678-6908
Deacon Sam Knight: (863)-638-1231
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-12, 1-3pm
Parish Office Manager:
Nick Arcano, Jr.
Faith Formation Director for Children &
Youth: Terri Seitz
Coordinator of RCIA Faith Formation:
Director of Music:
Robert Melnitzke and Nicholas Lindaman
Co-leaders of Outreach Ministry
Sharon Olson & Robyn Prater
4:00 pm English
6:30 pm Spanish
9:30 am English
1st Saturday Mass
Monday Communion Service
8:30 am Tue, Thurs,
Friday, Wednesday 5:15 pm
3:00-3:30 pm (Or by appointment)
Please call or email during office hours
June 19, 2016
+Debbie Dibernardino by Madeline
+Javier Crespo II & Fathers of
Crespo family by Crespo Family
+Teresa Daniel by friends
+Charles A. Juba by wife Shirley
For all families suffering separation
Holy Spirit Total Collection
June 11 & 12
Lest it go unsaid your monetary
offerings are always appreciated.
+Anthony Curto by Casingal Family
+Tim Arnold & Fred Baumgartner by
+Carl & Marie Hillmann by Sam &
Amelia Updike Family
Eucharistic Communion Service
+Bob Haid by wife
Special intentions by Kathleen Greer
For all the families of the victims in
For the victims of Orlando Florida,
May the Lord keep them in His Glory
+Michael Bennette by Barbara &
+William Jones & Eric Gable by wife
For our Military and our police
officers all over the world.
+Nick Arpino by Rosemary Blake
Heidi Gravel special intentions of
thanks by Chris & Dee
Readings for the Week
Sunday: Zec 12:10-11; 13:1/Ps 63:2-6, 8-9/Gal 3:26-29/Lk 9:18
Monday: 2 Kgs 17:5-8, 13-15a, 18/Ps 60:3-5, 12-13/Mt 7:1-5
Tuesday: 2 Kgs 19:9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36/Ps 48:2-4,
10-11/Mt 7:6, 12-14
Wednesday: 2 Kgs 22:8-13; 23:1-3/Ps 119:33-37, 40/Mt 7:15-20
Thursday: 2 Kgs 24:8-17/Ps 79:1-5, 8-9/Mt 7:21-29
Friday: Vigil: Jer 1:4-10/Ps 71:1-6, 15-17/1 Pt 1:8-12/Lk 1:5-17
Day: Is 49:1-6/Ps 139:1-3, 13-15/Acts 13:22-26/Lk 1:57-66, 80
Saturday: Lam 2:2, 10-14, 18-19/Ps 74:1-7, 20-21/Mt 8:5-17
Next Sunday: 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21/Ps 16:1-2, 5,
7-11/Gal 5:1, 13-18/Lk 9:51-62
Please pray for:
Dick Champion, Angela Apuzzo, Jim Hackl,
Marie Borders, Anne Castillo, Kasey Costatine, Debbie
Nelson, Margaret Ireland, Jody Mcdonald, Joyce
Brandenberg, Kristina Martinez, Theresa Cook, Angie
Perez, Linda Niño, Mildred McDonald, Don Luko and
If you would like your friend, family member or to put
yourself on the list for prayer for the sick, please call the
office to give us the name so we can place it on the bulletin.
June 19, 2016
Spanish evening Mass is now at
Misa durante la semana a las 6:30
pm los Miercoles esta Misa es en Español.
Knitters for Christ meets in the
office living room every 2nd and 4th
Wednesday of the month. New members are
always welcome to join us to knit or crochet between
10:00am and 11:00am. As always, WE ARE IN NEED OF
YARN! If you have any yar n or see it on clear ance in the
store, you are welcome to donate it by dropping it off at the
parish office between 9 and 3, Monday through Friday.
K of C meeting every 1st and 3rd
Monday at 7:00 pm. Any
questions contact Grand Knight
Gary Kennedy at 863-232-9562
or via the
The Msgr. J. Walter Grill
We meet every
second Monday of each month
for potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting
starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. Meetings last about an
hour. A special thank you to all those who helped
make the breakfast for Paula O’Steen, also for those
who bought tickets and gave donations to help our
beautiful cause! Thank You!
Our Parish Nursery will be on
Summer break until August.
We do need volunteers to help with the nursery so if you If you have any questions, please contact your
President, Miriam Kennedy at 863-287-9486.
are interested contact the office to speak to
Mrs. Terri Seitz.
The Vocation Blessing Chalice
Each week at Sunday Mass Fr. David will call a
family, individual, or couple forward to receive
the Vocation Chalice. They receive a blessing
and take the chalice home, putting it in a place
Each day for a week, during prayer time (morning, bedtime
or at meals), they pray for an increase and perseverance of
vocations. The following Sunday they return the Vocation
Blessing Chalice with the gifts of bread and wine at
Meet after the 8:30am Mass every 1st
Saturday of the Month.
Everyone is welcome to attend!
Secular Franciscans need our help!
Next Sunday, June 26th, After the 9:30 Mass, they
will be holding a bake sale. If you would like to
donate a cake, pie or cookies, label what it is and
bring to church on the 26th, before
Mass. Then come back after mass to
buy what somebody else has
A prayer journal also travels with the Blessing Chalice.
Each week the family, individual, or couple who has the
chalice, enters a thought, prayer, or scripture verse. Over
Anchors of Faith
time this diary becomes a spiritual journal for the parish.
Our meeting which was on Tuesday
Praying for vocations is the most powerful way to support
June 7. Was our last meeting for the
vocations. A vocation is a call from the Holy Spirit; a gift
from God that is nurtured in prayer. When we pray for
I want to thank all members for your
vocations, we lift up to our Father those men and women
hard work. If you would like to join
Anchors of Faith do not hesitate to
whom he is calling in a very special way.
We hope that those who bring the cup home will continue to
Marge Prunty at
pray for vocations daily.
Please sign up in the Narthex to
reserve your week!
everyone is welcome to participate in
any event! The more the merrier!
Sips of faith meets today to discuss St.
Joseph in recognition of Father’s Day, after
the 9:30 Mass (10:45) am in the Parish
Center. Please come and join us.
Becoming catholic meets this
Thursday, June 23 at 6:30 pm. Our
inquiry topic for this week Concerns
ways of welcoming into the church, from
our Greeters on Sunday morning, to the
church precepts, which are the bare
minimum requirements to belong to the
organization, a definition of the faith, and
some of the principles on which we are
founded to help bring the members closer
to God our creator & redeemer.
We invite those interested to join us.
The Inquiry period extends through
November 17. If you or someone you
know is interested in learning more and
would like to be in full communion with
the Catholic Church by finishing their
sacraments or by being baptized, please
contact Bob Decker to start the process
and continue the journey God has already
The diner’s club meets this Friday,
June 24th, 11:30 at the Perkins
Restaurant, Cypress Gardens Blvd., near
Lego Land. As always, it’s a Dutch
Treat. Everyone is invited, so sign up in
the Narthex if you plan to attend! Our
next meeting will be on Sunday, July 17th
for brunch at Ruby Tuesday.
The social events committee meets
this Tuesday, June 21st at 6:30 pm to
complete the budget and get started with
our events for the next year. Anyone interested is invited to attend. We meet in
the Living/Dining Room of the Parish
June 19, 2016
MONDAY, JULY 11 FROM 12:30 – 2:00,
we will be hosting the Care Center Work Camp
Lunch in the Parish Hall!! Anyone who would
like to donate to the meal, sign up in the Narthex
of the Church and keep watching the bulletin for
The next meeting of the bereavement group
is scheduled for this Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30
in the Office Living Room. Anyone
suffering the loss of a friend or loved one and
is mourning or grieving, is invited to attend.
Health and Wellness Ministries: Body, Mind, and spirit
The body mind and spirit connection
The belief that mind, body, and spirit are intricately connected goes back
centuries. During the 17th century the basic “connected” approach to
health and wellness fell by the wayside. As scientists explored the inner
workings of the human body they discovered the fundamental concepts
that germs are the source of disease. That medication and surgical techniques can be used to treat disease and illnesses. These discoveries
paved the way for great strides in medicine and innovative treatments
that continue today. Recently there has been a new found recognition of
the integrated working of body, mind, and spirit. This recognition – combined with increasing scientific studies implicate the mind as one of several factors in the development of disease and illness-- has increased
interest in the body, mind, spirit interaction not only in medical practice
but in living a full and healthy life.
Body, mind, spirit living
Involvement in community
Mind-- Body mind adaptations are not only physical but also mental.
Restore the mind to a state of peaceful neutrality--- in this state the
mind achieves a state that's nonjudgmental, efficient, and adapted to
the needs of the individual.
Reaching this state requires us to shed negative experiences acquired over the years
Use this “ready” mind is a manner to achieve beneficial health effects
--- through spiritual intervention (prayer), meditation, or the practice of
breathing and posture (yoga)
The power and speed of the mind is phenomenal.
Learning new and more refined techniques it is important to recognize the simplicity of their underlying concepts. Interventions are at
their core based on the values that our Lord Jesus Christ has taught
us. Peace - forgiveness - sharing - selflessness - integrity –
love Regina Bennett co coordinator Heal and Wellness Ministries
June 19, 2015
Registration for our 2016-2017 religious education for all grades PK3
through 12th grade, 1st Reconciliation, 1st Communion, Confirmation,
including delayed sacraments and children and youth catechumenate
program will take place in August. However, you may register early by
stopping by the parish office at any time during the summer months.
MIDDLE SCHOOL, GRADES 6-7-8 (THE EDGE PROGRAM) WILL RESUME ON WEDS. SEPTEMBER 7.
HIGH SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12) WILL BEGIN ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, from 6-8pm. CONFIRMATION
CLASS - (LIFE ON FIRE!) THERE WILL BE A PARENT/STUDENT ORIENTATION AUGUST 28 AT 4:00PM.
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW! Upcoming events:
July 22-24, 2016 - Steubenville Youth Conference
July High School Youth Leadership Camp, More details to be announced soon!
Teen Reflection for Sunday June 19, 2016 Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Zechariah 12:10–11; 13:1, Psalm 63:2, 3–4, 5–6, 8–9, Galatians 3:26–29, Luke 9:18–24
When you are upset, can you really believe that being able to pray will get
you through it? As a Christian that is our call—to trust that, even in the
hard times, we know who we are: a child fully dependent on something
greater than ourselves. God knows it takes time to grieve, to get over our
anger, resentment, and frustration at not being able to do something we
put all of our energy into. There comes a point when you simply cannot be
angry anymore, it takes too much energy. This is when Psalm 63 comes to life and speaks for us.
“My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord my God” (antiphon). “You are my help. / . . . /My soul clings
fast to you” (63:8a, 9a). It is easier to cling to something we can feel and see, like a
smartphone or iPad. Today’s Scripture asks us to remember that when we are emptied of
ourselves and our ways, we find new wisdom to see and name God for who God is in our lives.
Happy Father’s day to
all Fathers may God
bless you with health
and happiness always!
Parish Master calendar
If you are leader of any of our parish
committees or groups, please notify
the office to schedule meetings with
times and dates; also please let us
know the specific room or building
What Makes a Dad?
you need to use before you use it. All events or use of
God took the strength of a
any of the rooms are placed in the calendar as tentative
mountain, The Majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer until approved by Father David. Please call the parish
sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, office to add your dates to the calendar. Please leave
The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, your name, group name, phone number, email address,
etc. so you may receive notifications or updates about
The power of the eagle’s flight, The joy of a morning in
spring, The faith of a mustard seed, The patience of eterni-
ty, The depth of a family in need, Then God combined
these qualities, when there was nothing more to add, he
knew his masterpiece was complete, And so, He called
If you have given your information to Mrs. Sally
we have those dates and they are in process of
being placed on the Master Calendar and being
approved. Thank you for your cooperation.
June 19, 2016
MUSIC NEWS …
Congratulations to Bob
Luft, our Music
Director, who had the
honor of having one of
his organ compositions
performed on June 3 at the St. Augustine Cathedral
Basilica by nationally recognized concert artist, Nathan
K. Lively. Nathan performed Bob’s “St. Ann Suite”, a
piece Bob composed for a national conference in 2012
& honoring the French composer Tournemire, Mr. Lively personally recognized Bob at the concert for his musical compositions.
Dorothy's Corner Food
“He who has two coats, let him share
with who has none."
Dorothy's Corner Food Pantry
Open to Parishioners every Tuesday
from 6 to 7 p.m. If you have an
emergency and are in need, please
contact the Parish Office and we
will be happy to assist you.
Currently we are in GREAT need of
-Canned Meat, chicken, tuna, ham
Our Next CCW Luncheon will be held on July 12, at
-Canned and DRY pinto
11:30 am at Lake Ashton and on August 9 at
Charlene's Tea Room in Frostproof
(The time will be announced on next weeks bulletin)
-Laundry Detergent 50oz. or
If you have any questions please call Peg Champion at smaller please
-Dish Detergent small sizes
-Toothpaste and tooth brushes
See you there!!
Thank you to all our Parishioner's for
your generous support; The families
we serve truly appreciate it!
te agradezco por el
padre que me diste y
que tanto admiro.
Haz que siempre lo
ame más y que él se
sienta amados. Auméntale las alegrías y
no permitas que yo,
para él, me convierta
en un peso. Ayúdame
a aliviar sus horas de
cansancio y preocupaciones, para que pueda servirles de
"Cirineo". No dejes, Señor, que los desengaños le hagan
decaer o que el desánimo le domine. Ayúdale a enfrentar,
con renovado coraje, sus responsabilidades y a actuar
frente a ellas de la mejor manera posible. Que el sea firme
y severo cuando sea necesario, sin dejar de ser bueno.
Que no se pierda en la impaciencia, sino que sepa perdonar
mis flaquezas. Que yo no repare en sus defectos, Señor,
sino en sus cualidades y que sepa no sólo admirar sus
buenos ejemplos, sino también imitarlo, especialmente
cuando a mi vez tenga mis propios hijos. Consérvalo, Señor,
en tu amor y que nuestra familia, viviendo ahora unida bajo
tus cuidados y bendiciones, pueda también vivir unida en el
cielo, para cantar tu nombre, ¡Oh Padre de los
If you are interested in stopping by to
see what we do, please feel free to
come on any Tuesday evening, we
Bingo every Wednesday at 12:30
Noon. Everyone Welcome! Any
questions please call the parish
office or Jerry Knuth
Junio 19, 2016
June 11 & 12
Gracias por sus donaciones que Dios los bendiga siempre
Grupo de Oracion
El Grupo de Oracion se reune los Viernes en el salon
de la Iglesia a las 7:00pm. Todos invitados a ser parte
de este grupo de oracion!
Caballeros de Colon
Reunión todos los 1er y 3er lunes del mes a las 7:00
pm. Para cualquier pregunta se pueden comunicar con
Gary Kennedy al 863-232-9562 o buscarnos en
nuestra página de internet kofclakewales.com
Clases de Bautismo
Completar las formas en la oficina
Traer carta de permiso (de su parroquia) o prueba de
ser miembro de nuestra parroquia.
Traer acta de nacimiento de el niño(a) quien quiera
bautizar (Mayores de 6 años deben de estar en clase
Atender regularmente a Misa.
Padrinos y padres deben tomar clase de bautismo
(POR FAVOR NO LLEGUEN TARDE O TENDRAN QUE
ESPERAR AL SIGUIENTE MES A TOMAR LA CLASE)
Hacer cita con Jessica para reunirse con el Padre David.
Deben llegar por lo menos 15 minutos antes de la Misa.
Atención! No habrá clase de bautismo en español, en el mes
de Julio, las clases continuaran el 13 de Agosto. Gracias!
Clases de Formación Religiosa
Registración para nuestro año escolar 20016-2017.
Grados Pre-Kínder a grado 12 las registraciones serán en
Agosto! Por favor venga a la oficina si quiere registrar
temprano, el costo es menos si se apuntan temprano.
Las lecturas de la semana
Domingo: Zac 12, 10-11; 13, 1/Sal 63, 2-6. 8-9/Gal 3, 26-29/Lc 9, 18-24
Lunes: 2 Re 17, 5-8. 13-15. 18/Sal 60, 3-5. 12-13/Mt 7, 1-5
Martes: 2 Re 19, 9-11. 14-21. 31-35. 36/Sal 48, 2-4. 10-11/Mt 7, 6. 12-14
Miércoles: 2 Re 22, 8-13; 23, 1-3/Sal 119, 33-37. 40/Mt 7, 15-20
Jueves: 2 Re 24, 8-17/Sal 79, 1-5. 8-9/Mt 7, 21-29
Viernes: Vigilia: Jr 1, 4-10/Sal 71, 1-6. 15-17/1 Pe 1, 8-12/Lc 1, 5-17
Misa del día: Is 49, 1-6/Sal 139, 1-3. 13-15/Hch 13, 22-26/Lc 1, 57-66. 80
Sábado: Lam 2, 2. 10-14. 18-19/Sal 74, 1-7. 20-21/Mt 8, 5-17
Domingo siguiente: 1 Re 19, 16. 19-21/Sal 16, 1-2. 5. 7-11/Gal 5, 1. 13-18/
Lc 9, 51-62
Cualquier grupo de la
iglesia que necesite utilizar cualquier cuarto, o espacio en la iglesia, incluyendo los salones de la escuela, Centro Parroquial, Iglesia, etc. Deben primero llamar a la
oficina para reservar el espacio. Los días y
horarios serán colocados en el calendario como “Tentativos” hasta que sean aprobados.
Por favor llame deje su nombre, numero de
teléfono y su correo electrónico.
Gracias y si tiene preguntas por favor
llame a la oficina. (863)676-1556
Siguiente semana tendremos
las nuevas reglas para:
renta del salón y también mas
información de cuando se
pueden registrar los niños para
clases de formación religiosa.
Gracias y que Dios los bendiga!
Necesitamos su ayuda para recaudar
fondos! Despues de la Misa de la 9:30am,
Los Franciscanos tendran una venta
de postres! El 26 de Junio. Si usted quiere
donar algun postre por ejemplo (pastel,
galletas, pastellitos, etc.) por favor traerlos
antes de la Misa el 26 de Junio, despues de
Misa pueden comprar algo dulce, o llevarlo
con usted! Gracias por su ayuda!